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List of Brigitte Bardot Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Le mépris (1963)
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Le mépris
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7

Screenwriter Paul Javal is hired by producer Jeremy Prokosch to make a more commercially viable script. When Javal allows Prokosch to drive Javal’s pretty wife, Camille, in his two-seater while he comes in late, Camille believes that he is using her to please the producer and get a better deal. Though he tries to convince her otherwise, the marriage continues to disintegrate.

Role:
Camille Javal
Starring:
Jean-Luc Godard, Fritz Lang, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Giorgia Moll
Directed By:
2. La vérité (1960)
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2
La vérité
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2
Role:
Dominique Marceau
Starring:
Charles Vanel, Sami Frey, Paul Meurisse, Marie-José Nat
Directed By:
Henri-Georges Clouzot
3. Masculin féminin (1966)
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2
Masculin féminin
13
2

Masculin Feminin is a romantic drama film which revolves around Paul, a young idealist who is still trying to understand what he wants to achieve in life. He takes up a job in a marketing research firm, and soon moves in with an aspiring pop singer named Madeleine. However, while he is disillusioned by the growing commercialism in society, Madeleine wants to find success in her career.

Starring:
Marlène Jobert, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Chantal Goya, Michel Debord
Directed By:
5. En cas de malheur (1958)
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2
En cas de malheur
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2
Role:
Yvette Maudet
Starring:
Edwige Feuillère, Jean Gabin, Nicole Berger, Madeleine Barbulée
Directed By:
Claude Autant-Lara
6. Si Versailles m'était conté (1954)
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4
Si Versailles m'était conté
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4

This French-Italian historical drama film, shows the history of the Palace of the Versailles from its founding to the present. It also portrays some of the personalities who lived in the Palace throughout the years. 

Starring:
Orson Welles, Claudette Colbert, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Michel Auclair, Jean-Louis Barrault
Directed By:
Sacha Guitry
7. Les grandes manoeuvres (1955)
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Les grandes manoeuvres
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6
Starring:
Michèle Morgan, Jean Desailly, Jacques François, Gérard Philipe
Directed By:
René Clair
8. Spirits of the Dead (1968)
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3
Spirits of the Dead
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18
3

Based on works of Edgar Allan Poe, this anthology horror film tells us three different stories. The first story is about Countess Frédérique, who lives a promiscuous life. She finds herself attracted to Baron Wilhelm, who is her cousin and neighbor, whom she had never before met due to a family feud. However, he rejects her due to her wicked ways, after which she plans revenge. The second story is about an army officer named William Wilson, who decides to confess his crimes to a priest. The last story is about a Shakespearean actor whose career is declining due to his alcoholism.

Role:
Giuseppina
Starring:
Alain Delon, Peter Fonda, Vincent Price, Jane Fonda, Terence Stamp, James Robertson Justice
10. Viva Maria! (1965)
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Viva Maria!
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2
Role:
Maria I
Starring:
Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost, Gregor von Rezzori
Directed By:
11. L'ours et la poupée (1970)
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3
L'ours et la poupée
GP
15
3
Role:
Felicia
Starring:
Jean-Pierre Cassel, Georges Claisse, Daniel Ceccaldi, Patrick Gilles
Directed By:
Michel Deville
12. Et Dieu... créa la femme (1956)
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2
Et Dieu... créa la femme
PG
18
2

Juliet is a young and beautiful eighteen year old orphan living in Saint Tropez, France. Despite the fact that she disregards many societal conventions and the opinions of others, her behavior attracts the attention of many men around her. Tired of her outrageous behavior, her guardians threaten to send her back to the orphanage, to be kept till she turns 21. She soon gets married to a man named Michel, in order to avoid this. But over time, she starts to disrespect him. 

Role:
Juliete Hardy
Starring:
Roger Vadim, Curd Jürgens, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jane Marken, Jean Tissier
Directed By:
13. Un acte d'amour (1953)
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Un acte d'amour
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4

As a former soldier is vacationing in the French Riviera, he recalls his time in France during the Second World War and his romance with a French peasant woman. 

Starring:
Kirk Douglas, Dany Robin, Gabrielle Dorziat, Barbara Laage
Directed By:
Anatole Litvak
14. Une parisienne (1957)
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Une parisienne
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2

Also known as La Parisienne, the film is a romantic comedy involving Brigitte, the beautiful daughter of the French premier and her father’s aid, womanizing Michel. In love with Michel, she first tries to get him settle down, failing which she decides to make her husband jealous by flirting with married Prince Charles, resulting in a comic situation. 

Role:
Brigitte Laurier
Starring:
Charles Boyer, Henri Vidal, Noël Roquevert, Madeleine Lebeau
Directed By:
Michel Boisrond
15. La lumière d'en face (1955)
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3
La lumière d'en face
12
3
Role:
Olivia Marceau
Starring:
Raymond Pellegrin, Roger Pigaut, Claude Romain, Jean Debucourt
Directed By:
Georges Lacombe
16. Dear Brigitte (1965)
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4
Dear Brigitte
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4
Starring:
James Brolin, James Stewart, Fabian, Glynis Johns, Cindy Carol, Bill Mumy
Directed By:
Henry Koster
17. Voulez-vous danser avec moi (1959)
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3
Voulez-vous danser avec moi
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3
Role:
Virginie Dandieu
Starring:
Dawn Addams, Georges Descrières, Henri Vidal, Darío Moreno
Directed By:
Michel Boisrond
18. Helen of Troy (1956)
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2
Helen of Troy
12
2
Starring:
Cedric Hardwicke, Niall MacGinnis, Nora Swinburne, Stanley Baker
Directed By:
Robert Wise
19. Babette s'en va-t-en guerre (1959)
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3
Babette s'en va-t-en guerre
12
3
Role:
Babette
Starring:
Michael Cramer, Ronald Howard, Jacques Charrier, René Havard
Directed By:
Christian-Jaque
20. Tradita (1954)
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2
Tradita
11
2
Role:
Anna
Starring:
Lucia Bosé, Pierre Cressoy, Giorgio Albertazzi, Camillo Pilotto
Directed By:
Mario Bonnard
21. Les dents longues (1953)
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3
Les dents longues
11
3
Starring:
Roger Vadim, Jean Chevrier, Daniel Gélin, Jean Debucourt, Danièle Delorme
Directed By:
Daniel Gélin
22. Le trou normand (1952)
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3
Le trou normand
10
3
Starring:
Bourvil, Jane Marken, Pierre Larquey, Georges Baconnet
Directed By:
Jean Boyer
23. Doctor at Sea (1955)
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2
Doctor at Sea
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2

Eager to escape boredom and unwarranted female attention, Dr. Simon Sparrow joins an all-male cargo ship, SS Lotus, as a medical officer, where he encounters quick-tempered, severe, woman-hater skipper, Wentworth Hogg. Simon meets French nightclub singer Hélèn Colbert in Brazilian port, where Capt. Hogg is compelled to take onboard shipping-line owner’s daughter, Muriel, and her friend Hélèn, which pleases Simon no end. 

Role:
Hélène Colbert
Starring:
Dirk Bogarde, Maurice Denham, James Robertson Justice, Brenda de Banzie
Directed By:
Ralph Thomas
24. En effeuillant la marguerite (1956)
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En effeuillant la marguerite
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5

Agnes flees to Paris to her brother as her father General Dumont decides to send her to a convent for writing a racy, illicit novel. She meets journalist Daniel during the journey. When she realizes that her brother is a broke guide, she enters an amateur striptease contest to earn money, and is dismayed to see new boyfriend, Daniel, covering the event.  

Role:
Agnès Dumont
Starring:
Luciana Paluzzi, Daniel Gélin, Robert Hirsch, Jacques Dumesnil, Jacques Fervil
Directed By:
Marc Allégret
25. Shalako (1968)
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2
Shalako
M/PG
16
2
Role:
Irina Lazaar
Starring:
Sean Connery, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Peter van Eyck
Directed By:
Edward Dmytryk
26. Les bijoutiers du clair de lune (1958)
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2
Les bijoutiers du clair de lune
13
2

Set in rural Spain, this French-Italian film centers on a young girl called Ursula de Fonte, who has recently moved in with her uncle and aunt. While driving through village, she sees a young man called Lambert arguing with her uncle and falls in love with him. But not all love stories have happy ending. 

Role:
Ursula
Starring:
Fernando Rey, Alida Valli, Stephen Boyd, José Nieto
Directed By:
27. La bride sur le cou (1961)
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La bride sur le cou
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4

This French romantic comedy drama film tells us the story of Sophie, a young model, who learns that her boyfriend is planning to leave her for another woman. She makes up her mind to either win him back or kill the woman. Eventually, a doctor helps her arouse his jealousy, so that she doesn’t have to resort to the latter plan.

Role:
Sophie
Starring:
Joséphine James, Mireille Darc, Edith Zetline, Michel Subor
Directed By:
28. Boulevard du Rhum (1971)
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Boulevard du Rhum
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6
Role:
Linda Larue
Starring:
Clive Revill, Lino Ventura, Bill Travers, La Polaca
Directed By:
Robert Enrico
29. Les femmes (1969)
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2
Les femmes
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2
Role:
Clara
Starring:
Maurice Ronet, Anny Duperey, Christina Holme, Joëlle LaTour
Directed By:
Jean Aurel
30. Mio figlio Nerone (1956)
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4
Mio figlio Nerone
10
4

Mio figlio Nerone is a historical comedy film which tells the story of Nero, a young and childish emperor who is holidaying at the seaside, and preparing for a show where he will be the star. However, his mother arrives and tells him to prepare for war against Britain.

Role:
Poppea
Starring:
Gloria Swanson, Vittorio De Sica, Alberto Sordi, Ciccio Barbi
Directed By:
Steno
31. Cette sacrée gamine (1956)
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Cette sacrée gamine
10
7

Known as Naughty Girl in English, the film follows a nightclub singer, who is requested by the joint owner to take care of his daughter while he is away. Pretending to be her uncle, he brings her home from her finishing school, not realizing its impact. Life soon turns out to be a series of chaos, causing a rift with his fiancée. 

Role:
Brigitte Latour
Starring:
Mischa Auer, Michel Serrault, Françoise Fabian, Jean Bretonnière
Directed By:
Michel Boisrond
32. Une ravissante idiote (1964)
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2
Une ravissante idiote
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2

A Soviet Spy is sent on a mission to obtain important information from NATO. However, he is quite clumsy, and therefore has to rely on his partner and love interest Penelope.

Role:
Penelope 'Penny' Lightfeather
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Grégoire Aslan, Jean-Marc Tennberg, Hans Verner
Directed By:
Édouard Molinaro
33. Amours célèbres (1961)
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3
Amours célèbres
8
3

Famous Love Affairs is a romantic anthology film which revolves around four different love stories which are based on historical accounts.

Starring:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Simone Signoret, Alain Delon, Philippe Noiret, Dany Robin, Palau
Directed By:
Michel Boisrond
34. Vie privée (1962)
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Vie privée
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4

The semi-biographical drama, based on Brigitte Bardot’s life, also known as A Very Private Affair, depicts the story of young actress Jill. After she becomes a famous movie star and has an affair with her divorced friend Fabio, the press and fans intrude in her personal life leading to unexpected complications. 

Role:
Jill
Starring:
Marcello Mastroianni, Louis Malle, Nicolas Bataille, Dirk Sanders, Jacqueline Doyen
Directed By:
35. Le repos du guerrier (1962)
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3
Le repos du guerrier
12
3

A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. They two eventually develop a liking to one another. However, the man turns out to be a sociopath, and eventually starts dominating her life, and abusing her verbally and emotionally. Despite this, the girl is unable to leave him.  

Role:
Geneviève Le Theil
Starring:
Robert Hossein, Jean-Marc Bory, Michel Serrault, Jacqueline Porel
Directed By:
36. La mariée est trop belle (1956)
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4
La mariée est trop belle
9
4

A French romantic comedy about a country girl who goes on to become a top model.

Role:
Chouchou
Starring:
Louis Jourdan, Micheline Presle, Marcel Amont, Marcelle Arnold
Directed By:
Pierre Gaspard-Huit
37. Les pétroleuses (1971)
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2
Les pétroleuses
R
14
2

Also known as The Legend of Frenchie King or Petroleum girls, the movie follows Marie Sarrazin and Louise a.k.a Frenchie King, as they fight each other for control of oil in Bougival Junction in 1888. When the two women are betrayed, they team up to take revenge. 

Role:
Louise
Starring:
Claudia Cardinale, Michael J. Pollard, Micheline Presle, Marie-Ange Aniès
Directed By:
Christian-Jaque, Guy Casaril
38. Manina... La fille sans voile (1952)
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4
Manina... La fille sans voile
11
4
Role:
Manina
Starring:
Jean-François Calvé, Howard Vernon, Espanita Cortez, Raymond Cordy
Directed By:
Willy Rozier
39. À coeur joie (1967)
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2
À coeur joie
14
2
Role:
Cecile
Starring:
James Robertson Justice, Michael Sarne, Jean Rochefort, Laurent Terzieff
Directed By:
Serge Bourguignon
40. Don Juan ou Si Don Juan était une femme... (1973)
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1
Don Juan ou Si Don Juan était une femme...
R
12
1

This French-Italian erotic drama film centers on Jeanne, whose character is modeled after Don Juan, the wealthy libertine who devotes his life to seducing women. Just as Don Juan, who is proud of his ability to seduce women, Jean takes pride in seducing and destroying men who falls for her charm, revealing in details to a priest her past sexual activities and a murder she committed. 

Role:
Jeanne
Starring:
Jane Birkin, Robert Walker Jr., Mathieu Carrière, Robert Hossein, Michèle Sand
Directed By:
41. Futures vedettes (1955)
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1
Futures vedettes
9
1

Eric Walter is a good looking music teacher who loves his wife a lot. However, two of his students Sophie and Elisa, are infatuated with him. Eventually Sophie manages to win his affection, but this earns them the envy of Elisa.

Role:
Sophie Dimater
Starring:
Roger Vadim, Yves Robert, Jean Marais, Isabelle Pia, Edmond Beauchamp
Directed By:
Marc Allégret
42. La femme et le pantin (1959)
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4
La femme et le pantin
9
4
Role:
Eva Marchand
Starring:
Lila Kedrova, Darío Moreno, Antonio Vilar, Daniel Ivernel
Directed By:
Julien Duvivier
43. Les novices (1970)
10
1
Les novices
R
10
1
Role:
Agnès
Starring:
Annie Girardot, Jess Hahn, Jean Carmet, Jacques Duby
Directed By:
Claude Chabrol, Guy Casaril
44. Le portrait de son père (1953)
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4
Le portrait de son père
8
4
Role:
Domino
Starring:
Jean Richard, Michèle Philippe, Philippe Mareuil, Mona Dol
Directed By:
André Berthomieu
45. L'histoire très bonne et très joyeuse de Colinot Trousse-Chemise (1973)
7
2
L'histoire très bonne et très joyeuse de Colinot Trousse-Chemise
7
2
Role:
Arabelle
Starring:
Nathalie Delon, Francis Huster, Bernadette Lafont, Ottavia Piccolo
Directed By:
Nina Companeez
46. Le fils de Caroline chérie (1955)
7
1
Le fils de Caroline chérie
7
1
Starring:
Daniel Ceccaldi, Jean Debucourt, Jean-Claude Pascal, Alfred Adam
Directed By:
Jean-Devaivre